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Collection Dates: 1947 – 1957
Scope and Content Note: The Turnbull Family Home Movie Collection is comprised of eleven 16mm color and black and white films taken between 1947 and 1957 by Samuel J. Turnbull. Mr. Turnbull was in the United States Army and took footage of Fort Dix, New Jersey in 1947 as well as Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy (1953), Belgium (1952), England (1952), Scotland (1952), and Japan (1957). Also included are shots of family vacations in Indiana and at Yellowstone National Park (1957) as well as family Christmas celebrations in 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, and 1954.
Biographical Note: Samuel J. Turnbull was a soldier in the United States Army just after World War II.
Extent: 11 film reels : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm.
Genre: Home movies and video;Travelogues
Subject Headings: Turnbull, Samuel J;Turnbull, Samuel J.--Family;Fort Dix (N.J.);Military bases--United States;Germany;Switzerland;France;Italy;Belgium;England;Scotland;Japan;Family vacations--Indiana;Family vacations--Yellowstone National Park;Indiana--Description and travel;Yellowstone National Park;Soldiers--United States;Christmas;Home movies and video.
Provenance: Deposited at the Walter J. Brown Media Archives by John Turnbull, 2005.
Cite Collection As: Turnbull family home movie collection, 1947-1957. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.
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